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EA to address Spore DRM concerns

Spore publisher EA has responded to a number of the complaints being levelled at the publisher regarding its seemingly strict DRM measures included in Will Wright’s latest PC outing – and it has stated that it intends to make changes to its current three install limit on the game. Speaking …

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Spore faces piracy backlash

A report showing that EA’s PC hit Spore is suffering from unusually high numbers of illegal downloads has been blamed on the fact that EA has implemented stern digital rights management restrictions on its game. Spore’s DRM prevents the game being installed more than three times – a problem for …

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EA under pro-creationism attack

EA’s Spore might be sitting pretty in third space in the UK Top 40, but it seems not everyone is happy about Will Wright’s success – and none are grumpier than the author of a new blog called Anti Spore . Carrying the byline ‘Resisting EA’s War on Creationism”, the …

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Will Wright concerned by Spore hype

Legendary games designer Will Wright has admitted that he believes his upcoming release Spore has been over-hyped, and that the building anticipation for his game is concerning him. Speaking to Game Informer, Wright stated: I think it’s too much hype. About a year ago, we were realising how much hype …

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Spore to hit the cinema?

EA wants to licence upcoming release Spore for use in movies and TV, the game’s developer Will Wright has stated. "With Spore, we’re looking way outside the game space, such as TV, movies, etc. We’re basically planting the seeds to spread Spore out to a much wider group of people …

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Spore could be the new Sims, says EA

Giant publisher Electronic Arts has great expectations for its upcoming innovative title Spore, comparing its long term potential with the ever-popular Sims series. The DS, PC and Mac title, set for release on Friday September 5th, comes from the man behind The Sims, Will Wright, and gives players a similar …

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Spore Creature Creator hits 1m

The full blooded release of universe-sim Spore might still be over two months away, but the popularity of EA’s taster package Spore Creature Creator suggests that interest in the title is sky-high. In its first week on the market, gamers have used the package to create a whopping one million …

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Spore: Galactic Edition announced

Electronic Arts is to release a special edition of Spore when the title arrives in September – which it says will be the perfect SKU for the ‘ultimate Spore fan’. The iteration will include the ‘Making of Spore’ DVD, a ‘How to Build a Better Being’ DVD from the National …

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Spore also heading to next-gen consoles

With a European release date of September 5th being set for EA’s massively hyped Spore on PC, Mac and DS just hours ago, talk has already shifted to the possibility of Will Wright’s epic arriving on other platforms. Spanish site Revogamers quotes an EA rep as saying that the Wii …

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EA targets $6bn by 2011

Electronic Arts targets $6 billion in revenues by the end of the 2011 fiscal year, according to CEO John Riccitiello. With revenues for this financial year expected to be around $3.5 billion, EA are expecting a growth of 70 per cent in three years. "It’s a big number. It’s never …

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